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that we understand how to answer those issues effective from a science perspective, and in a way that continues to maintain the availability of inexpensive natural gas that strengths the economy as well as help us reduce air emission. >> i appreciate that. i think it seems like a reasonable response. someone who asked you environmental law far long time. please, do what you can to work with the administration. so we don't have overlapping of potentially inconsistent regulations. very frustrating for the public. we want it to be done responsibly and in a way people can understand. thank you for being here. thank you, mr. chairman. >> thank you, mr. peters. >> the gentle mab from arizona. >> thank you. i only had two things i wanted to walk through. everyone in the committee with us here yesterday. i'm sorry, you're going hear the same stheem again. the large data bases that are used particularly in things like pm10 which is a big deal in the desert, southwest we have the thing called dirt. without grass on it. so it really does affect our lives. down to the individual -- because
reducing the power to the yahoo news is that in patients with them. it is decided. mathematics and science studies. this tool provides a special time to go to the city meant to. it's been patient. listen to the computer science the mistake and made available to them. sports the same old students are able to progress the details in the race takes to stop the car on the stupid computer is acting to the top of that match my skin japanese companies have no clue the global race to recruit him. this sudoku killer bees to recruit me for saying more and more debt is at the start looking for good science graduates. the warm hearted comedy nice bt engineers has a plan to stay and grow. for the snow trying to build a connection with one of india's leading dance in unison. the institutional continue getting up to five games recruiters say european and american companies are only now starting to come here in oregon the ancient japanese firms are will position to snap up the bits you are different kinds. us soldiers led the new union team. you love it. this is a sin you could too bad it's good to eat. w
and is tied -- science test scores of u.s. students revealing the new promise of a new age of american exceptional as an. the shocking statistics for you in tonight's "chalk talk". we're coming right back. ♪ president obama pushing his troubled health care plan. and he says no matter how much it stinks', it is not going to be repealed. we will be taking that up with congressman and dr. paul brown it has a diagnosis of his own next. ♪ as a business owner, i'm constantly putting out fires. so i deserve a small business credit card with amazing rewards. with the spark cascard from capital one, i get 2% cash back on ery purchase, every day. i break my back around here. finally soone's recognizing me with unlimited rewards! meetings start at 11, cind [ male announcer get the spark business card from capital one. choose 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase, every d. what's in your wallet? i need your timesheets, larry! what's in your wallet? every day we're working to and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to americ bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. th
march to a nuclear breakout. also the latest math reading and science test scores of u.s. students with the new of american exceptional is somne and we will of the shocking statistics in the chalk talk. we will be right back. >> obama pushes the troubled health care plan. he says the matter how much it stinks it will not bewe repealed. we will talk to our guests who have a diagnosis of their own. next. [ male announcer ] here's a question for you. if every u.s. home replaced one light bulb with a compact fluorescent bulb, the energy saved could light how many homes? 1 million? 2 million? 3 million? the answer is... 3 million homes. by 2030, investments in energefficiency could help americans save $300 billion each year. take the energy quiz. energy lis here. [announcer]...if you think the best bed for one of you might be a compromise for the other one... [woman]ask me about our tempur-pedic. [announcer] they're sleeping on the newest tempur-pedic bed... the new tempur choice... [man]two people.two remotes. [announcer] firmne settings for the head,legs,and back... and with tempur on
and science. what changes need to be made to ensure future generations can compete in a global economy? we have that and more tonight on "nightly business report" for this tuesday, december 3rd. >>> good evening everyone and welcome. i'm tyler mathisen. remember how great the month november was for stock investors, records and consecutive weeks of gains? hold that thought because so far december has gone the other way. fast. in fact, the dow and s&p 500 today ended lower for a third straight session. logging their biggest three-day decline in two months. some on wall street say stock prices are too high and they are taking profits and there is a pull back and this is the start of it, or maybe consumer spending, soggy so far this holiday season or the fed's seeing the blowout auto sales? we'll start pairing back on stimulus soon. whatever the reason the market sold off again today. the dow ending well off the lows of the session, however, nevertheless down 94 points and closing below 16,000, as you see there. the nasdaq was down eight and the s&p 500 lost five dipping back below the 1800 ma
.s. students once again lagging in math, science and reading. how concerned should we be? there's a debate ahead. life with crohn's disease or ulcative colitis is a daily game of "what if's". what if my abdominal pain and cramps come back? what if the plane gets delayed? what if i can't hide my symptoms? what if? but wh if the most important question is the one you're not asking? what if the underlying cause of your symptoms is damaging inflammation? for help getting the answers you need, talk to your doctor and visit crohnsandcolitisinfo.com to get your complimentary q&a book, with information fro experts on your condition. and our giant idaho potato truck is still missing. so my dog and i we're going to go find it. it's out there somewhere spreading the good word about idaho potatoes and raising money for meals on wheels. but we'd really like our truck back, thanks. what? on the table by not choosing the rit medicare d plan. no one could hav left this much money here. whoo-hoo-hoo! yet many seniors whoompare medicare d plans realize they can save hundreds of dollars. cvs/pharmacy wants t
been credited with new breakthroughs in the study of medical science, including aids and mental health. this morning on the "washington journal" we want to focus on the nih and give you an opportunity to find out more about the agency. francis s. collins joins us live. >> it is great to be here. >> you are the director of the nih. what is your objective? guest: we are the largest searcher -- researcher in the world. we focus on how life works at the most detailed level, and partly to apply that and come up with new insights that will prevent and treat disease. we support tens of thousands of grants across the country, conducted by our world's most cutting-edge scientists who are working from everything from cancer, to hiv-aids, two timers -- o all alzheimer's. you name it. we want to talk more about that, in terms of sequestration. you form to this as part of the department of health and human services. what is your budget? how many people work for the and age? billion.9 the number of people who work for us focus on the work that we do from the grants that we give across the country, a
a country school system. it meant a student's ability in math science and reading let's look at the latest results map to see shanghai singapore hong kong the first three positions number one two and three respectively france in the uk number twenty five and twenty six to the total of sixty five countries measured in these surveys. science results showing much the same kind of results that east asian. school systems scoring the highest shanghai hong kong singapore once again number one two and three friends and the uk in mid twenties and the literacy results opening much the same thing with the station systems scoring the highest france and uk also in those middle rankings in the mid twenties. that's always the asian country's top the world rankings that's pretty clear european countries such as france and uk struggling to compete france in particular sliding down the ratings and rankings despite spending more on its goals then other countries in the and today we ask how to prepare today's kids for tomorrow's world and make sure they leave school with all the right skills with both those q
a decade or two of really getting the kind of science we needed to make that case and to understand the brain as being the basis of both normal and abnormal behavior. host: the president talking about the brain initiative, calling this the next major american project -- what is he talking about? guest: to put that into context, he was thinking about the last two great american projects in science. one was the apollo project to put a man on the moon. and then the human genome project. the next great american project is what he is calling the brain initiative. and that is an initiative that will involve several government agencies, among them nih and the defense advanced research project agency and the national science foundation as well as private partners to take our understanding of the brain and how it works and bring it up a notch. try to figure out a way to develop the tools to decode the language of the brain. we have gone a long way recently, but we knew -- need to go much further much faster to understand the basis of how the brain works and how it sometimes does not work so
and science at the three years. here is easton on tuesday released its two thousand and twelve assessments of the five hundred and ten thousand students from sixty five countries and territories japanese institute that and all three areas compared to two thousand and nine. agency has dominated the top ranking believe this is a teams from shanghai came first in all categories as they did in two thousand i con con place second in reading and science and third in math. spread on academic testing has this to say the students teenagers seem to have a strong belief that with mosley took place in a high ranking university which in turn leads to a stable future. this is because as stated in developed countries tend to be less motivated to study he says the japanese government needs to come up with ways to foster an interest in learning. i knew i. a demon that are breaking with tradition are finding jobs in workplaces traditionally dominated by men but challenges remain even for women who are skilled acceptance in the workplace may be some time coming. any scale a skill called to reports. cute and
useful. this is the role of life science it is why years ago mayor replenishing and newsom and now i get it add my years of support to build this incredible innovation center the life science center we we call mission bay and a dog patch. i want to give a shout out to j cross-examination morgan chase they'll given us a gift. that's incredibly wonderful (clapping.) and again, i think it nurtures the whole spirit of our city. this is the innovation capital of world. i keep saying that and every time i turn around there's another example that were this is the melting right here of what's been happening in mission bay it invites so much of our young talent to join the successful efforts of large and small companies the talent that uc provides. we only have a small role in the city we realize how important it is about timing. and when people need it our staff comes through with it. i thank todd and others who are working with him because when the call comes in we need something it act fast to keep the most memory done they're there they take me out every tuesday for a new technology venture.
in reading, 17th in science, 25th in math. 34 nations. we're a better nation than that. to compete and remain internationally globally competitive, we have to change and we haven system to address the needs of our employers. it up to you open guys, but before we do that, manziel y, is johnny going to win the heisman again? >> i don't have a clue. i played six-man football. >> you're an aggie, you're yeah, baby, yeah. >> i don't have an idea. he is fun to watch play. here's what i will project. i will make a prediction -- that i'm very confident in and that is that texas a&m will beat the lsu this weekend in football. >> all right. lsu fans out here. >> bring that on, bobby jindal. >> come on, bobby. come on. >> let's open it up for questions. >> going to beat baylor. >> lsu -- >> we have a microphone? hand held microphone? okay, shout it out. >> that could be good. that could be good. >> can i ask the first question? first question. >> thank you. > what governor kasich said, not to say anything away from education. you did gloss over a little bit joe's fairness. asking about specifically taxe
again lagging in math, science, and reading. so how concerned should we be? there's a debate ahead. [ male announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. with 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. yep. got all the cozies. [ grandma ] with n fedex one rate, i could ll a box and ship it r one flat rate. so i kn untilt was full. you'd be crazy not to. is tt nana? [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. >>> well, another mediocre showing for students in the program for national student assessments global education scores which ranked 15-year-olds from around the world in reading, science, and math. this year's results shows the u.s., once again, in the middle of the pact. we're back with dan henninger and kim strassel. how seriously should we take an international ranking like this? >> i think we should take it seriously. some people will say, look, we are in the middle. we didn't necess
courage and enormous strength as well as he challenged us all to not just acknowledge the science of climate change, do understand that it is real and happening, but to also charge the cabinet to take immediate action. call me biased, but i believe it was his best speeches so far, although he is not done yet, i'm quite sure. climated through his action plan as well, which outlined some common sense, pragmatic steps that the epa and other agencies across the toinistration are now taking cut carbon pollution, invest in clean energy, to help our cities and towns build in more resilient ways so that they can add depth to a changing climate and keep our communities safe, but also to prepare to be a broader and more vocal leader on the issue of climate change in international discussions. as you know, in september, epa proposed urban pollution standards for new power plants using our authority that congress gave us under the clean air act. those power plant labor --ations our proposals regulations are proposals that would impact new facilities being constructed. new would ensure any fac
dictionary science. science had the biggest spike in online searches this year. up 176%. political discussions about climate change and education policy could be the reason for that spike. the oxford english dictionary shows the word selfie as its word of the year. that means taking a picture of yourself and posting it online. >>> 6:18. we haven't done any selfies today. >> no, not yet. >> those of us of a certain age might remember she blinded me with science. >> i remember that. >> critics -- crickets no one knows. people are cig what? let's move on and take a look at the commute now. the traffic is doing pretty well. it is getting more crowded as you drive in through the east shore freeway. this has ban good morning in the way we haven't had major problems and the commute has been ramping up gradually here and there. we have seen some minor fender benders but nothing all that bad. let's move to the bay bridge toll plaza. the traffic here is doing pretty well here. no problems as you drive through. i want to take a look at the santa cruz mountains because we have spotted slow tr
, home to a science station and under it's de facto control. these strategic waters and rocks are claimed by beijing and seuol. >> south korea has asserted rights in the air above. >> translator: the new korean air space defense identification zone has been modified to be in line with the country's flight information region, which does not overlap with neighboring countries. this zone includes the air space over iado's waters. >> seuol's move comes two wheys after china's surprise extension of its air identification zone encroaching on those of south korea and japan. it overlaps that of japan. the government in seuol says it won't impose the new rule until december 15th, allowing for consultation with neighbors. we believe this will not significantly impact our relationships with china and with japan as we try to work for peace and cooperation in northeast asia. >> south korea's president discussed the plans with u.s. vice president joe biden during his visit last week. the u.s. state department has declared itself on the same page as seoul. china release truck driver pictures of militar
really interesting. >> case law in there. unbelievable. >> they've got the science. >> i wish i could talk more about this. we will, we'll watch there case carefully. danny and joey, flat out of time. bye. have a great day. >> thank you, everyone for watching. around the world starts right now. >>> this is "around the world." i'm fredricka whitfield. >> i'm michael holmes. thanks for your company today. now, we're going to talk a little bit about the train crash in new york. there have been developments. >> that's right. a deadly train crash taking place just days ago. and now we understand that the train engineer is talking and saying that he may have been in a days, quote unquote, just prior to that train derailing. let's go to washington and rene marsh for more on that. rene? >> freed and michael, we are learning more information about what happened in the moments before that speeding train jumped the tracks in the bronx. two senior law enforcement sources tell cnn producer that the train's engineer, william rockefeller, told investigators on the scene he was dazed in the mom
and compare performances in reading, math and science. results from 2012 were released today, and, once again, the u.s. hovered near the middle of the pack, lagging in some areas even as other countries advanced. math remains the biggest challenge. 29 other systems had higher average scores than american high schoolers. the u.s. fared better in reading, where it ranked 20th, and in science, ranking 23rd. the best results were in east asia, where students from shanghai, singapore, south korea and japan, among others, placed near the top. pisa results also showed another concern for american teens as well: a smaller percentage of them reached the top levels of proficiency. as in the past, though, some education experts questioned just what and how much pisa tells us, given social, cultural and economic differences among nations. the pisa test is coordinated by the organization for economic cooperation and development, the o.e.c.d. andreas schleicher serves as deputy director for education and skills there. he helped develop and runs the tests, and joins us now. >> so explain to us first, what i
sciences the support it poisoning theory the palestinian leader's body was exchanged attacks last year amid continuing claims he was mad at her friend's ex pats have reportedly ruled out the possibility that he was poisoned his wife celia says she rejects those findings the palestinians expressed skepticism. ms rau says no surprises here francis to or thrice the deployment of armed guards ownership says parts of the anti piracy measures as already the case for shipping companies from persons spain and denmark but then honesty is friendship in companies that have to make do with protection by the french navy william gilbert brown has the story. four years ago the built in to pump a was captured by somali pirates and its crew held hostage for two months. many countries have struggled to fight piracy. since two thousand a friend says provided naval protection for its vessels and now for the first time ever its author a ship's to seek outside help. we will allow the use of private teams who can complement missions being accomplished by the national navy the prime minister added that the move le
and science over great britain attended this meeting. and he said. he's very prompt the ball falls on all of them wood education in the united kingdom this is something absolutely a very insistent that the minister biggest biggest cheer. and because it's the uk says a leading company in education especially in the higher education system. i am from higher education myself and by unnoticed. pros the stairwell and the tallest reduce the chosen most or the united kingdom. plus the ride this this and other countries also but yes it did of those gatherings expressed the their pride then it probably didn't throw that they have returned and there with him for the benefit of all comfort and. presents they gave them a bit of wood to smile and say you do. it was amongst the class to class and the present the route to his strategy. kazakhstan two thousand fifty. and that these new generation of specialists. all of them have c'mon go to english. and the present. it affected the staff and when there was no time when one hundred and no one thousand and five hundred people speaking english. without tha
.s. is lagging and math and are just average in science and reading. in fact, american and students build a place in the top 20 in any subject. the top scoring teams are in singapore, south korea, japan and hong kong. education secretary arne duncan says the solution should include higher academic standards, affordable college and higher academic standards, ai love watching tvand outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. with qualifying bundles. and the latest on the accident and death of fast and furious star paul walker. los angeles county sheriff's office says there is no evidence of a second vehicle linked to the accident that
and applied skills in math and science to be three years and urbanization on tuesday released its two thousand and twelve assessment of five hundred ten thousand students from sixty five countries and territories. japanese students did better in all three areas compared to two thousand and nine. asian students dominated the top ranks in the latest survey teams from chennai. i came first in all categories as they did in two thousand and nine. hong kong placed second in reading and science and third in that. an expert on academic testing has this to say the students in asia seem to have a strong belief that with mosley took place in a high ranking university which in turn leads to a stable future. professor for the sustenance and a balk countries tend to be less motivated to study he says the japanese government is to come up with ways to foster an interest in learning the chinese government leaders are trying to contain what they see as rebels who want to split the country some members of the muslim community of wheat beers are demanding autonomy in response violent attacks have been launched t
from around the world. u.s. students are average in reading and science, below average in math. the u.s. came in 36 out of 65 developed countries between the slovak republican and lithuania. students in shanghai are more than two years ahead of the peers in massachusetts. the u.s. did better in reading, 24th in the world rankings. number one, shanghai again. science, the u.s. came in number 28 on that list. the top performer? you guessed it. shanghai, china. the u.s. will not get the most improved award. the u.s. fell in all three subjects from 2009 to 2012. u.s. education secretary arne duncan says it points a picture of education stagnation. is the u.s. falling behind or is everyone else getting better? i sat down with candy crowley and christiane amanpour and asked why the u.s. is falling behind. >> what is the problem with education? we keep throwing money at it. the interesting statistics are that the u.s. spends a huge amount of money on education, it doesn't spend as much as other countries which are currently doing better on disadvantaged schools. in other countries doing bett
gross margins have fallen. milking big data could be the key. >> this is a new science. we are trying to understand that. raji arasu is the chief technology officer. >> where we are taking it to the next level is what that consumers might be intending to do. >> for years i bought tickets from a site called mr. ticket. but stubhub sets the market is like a new york stock exchange and nasdaq. >> mr. ticket's phone is ringing off the hook. [laughter] >> it has really sucked up the industry. >> it is time for the bwest byte. >> there are so many ideas of what ebay is. it is constantly inventing stuff. >> steve said they have specifically filed 35 patents that are pending. >> we did a piece early in the program of the culture of people who are hired here. >> what kind of patents? >> i do not know the specifics. there are young people who are highly motivated and they get the pace of the ebay story. by the way when they learn it is not necessarily an auction, when they think about the ways for commerce to be facilitated by 2014, what are some things they could be cooking on -- >> how many p
parents did, to pursue careers in medicine, science, education. many are proud business owners of law firms, restaurants, grocery stores, shipping companies and hair braiding venues. there are those who have come as asylum seekers, feeling war, famine and again side. they come to the united states to become productive tax paying members of our society. and like the other immigrant groups, immigrants are dealing with the back logged immigration processing, families being ripped apart, falling out of status because they were eeked out. racial and status discrimination, felony laws that prohibit judicial review, deportation processes that violate human rights and prohibitive student visa programs limited access to work permits and much, much more. mr. speaker, it is imperative for us to acknowledge the fact that many immigrants arrive on our shores during a time in their lives when they are most productive. the most productive years in their lives. bringing them to the floor would deny us as a nation the opportunity to access their talent, their skill and abilities in the prime of their
are now on the lower end of the curve. below average in math and science. this is a competitive crisis for american business. why are we not succeeding here? what's being done to fix it? two leading people on the american education charge. first, though, to sue at the nyse. >> thank you very much. a rough day for the dow jones industrial average. we are off of our lows but still up 21% this year. right now the dow jones industrial average down 104 points. transports have been on a huge tear, down today, but up 35% year to date. the s&p also in the red today. it's up 25% this year. it's down just 7.3 points today. similar story at the nasdaq, up 27% year to date. let's bring in bp and kenny polcari, director o'neill's security and cnbc market analyst. we've been talking about the pivot point in the market, the turn in the market when it would come. is this what we're seeing today? >> i think it feels like. the only thing you have to be careful of, not a the lo of volume. we've only done 300 million shares which tells you the big the boys are sitting out and waiting. does feel like it wa
for careers in, what else? science and technology. >> things like our tutorial centers at both high schools, our college and career centers, extended library hours. and this year we've madeinvestm science equipment into our science labs in the schools. >> reporter: they're the success stories of today working to make these students the success stories of tomorrow. and you, of course, can still help by shopping on sites like ebay and amazon which will donate the money to charity. you can also take part in facebook's compassion research day. that takes place on thursday, and you can do that by logging on to your facebook page. in san jose, scott budman, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, scott. >>> well, great news today for tesla and anyone holding tesla stock. after shares plummeted following two car fires that ignited a federal investigation, tesla's stock rebounded in a major way today increasing by more than 16%. in fact, one auto analyst says shares are now undervalued. the rebound comes after a german safety inquiry concluded no concerns about two model "s" fires that happened in washing
laughs. we'll look at hardware. this is a show about science by scin histories. kyle hill is an engineer, and he's investigating head-to-head combat and cutting edge technology that can help to detect a concussion before it's too late. >> lindsay moran is an ex-c.i.a. operative. she was packaging that can one day replace
substantial number of kids on a track brown where ware doing computer science to get the skills to go into the firms and no non-manufacturing companies and get good jobs. we decided we, you know, would send a sister-in-law that somehow the united states would generate the idea and produce all in china. in response other parts of the midwest large managing or merchandising companies and northeast ohio you saw philosophical in business and other global dynamics they're seeking substantially job growth are to the benefit of not just the kids of ph.d. from stanford or mit but a whole bunch of folks coming out of high schools and colleges with technical prosecutors. >> tests map silicon valley it's great with ideas they didn't get made in china but it's great if you're an engineer or not so great if you're a generate but mayor lee how this model stacks up in terms of the collaboration. >> this would be returning the stats all the time about 17 or 18 percent of the economy so sun valley is reilly coming off of intense managing. the cooler than in the united states is this the the facebook
the perception. they plan to use flying robots to deliver packages faster. >> it may look like science fiction. amazon says package delivers via drones could be five years away. the ayounnnouncement from the c coming hours before cyber monday. domminos pizza put out this video. amazon is serious. this tech writer believes them. >> you have to think about the scale of amazon, if they deploy this technology, they'll do it on a high scale. the technology advances at amazon, and if the faa puts the infrastructure in place, i don't see why it wouldn't. >> an order is boxed in a warehouse, attached to the drone and sent to the delivery address. 5 pounds much weight is allowed. one of the technical issues. >> how do we make them safe, that they can't be hacked and will not fall out of the sky or run into something. >> provided that is ironed out privacy concerns will prop up. it should have a plan that is riggerous. it should articulate to the federal aviation body. >> folks took to twitter to comment. many made light of it. jim priest writes: there's also a parody twitter address for amazon saying:
. >> let's talk about this with pane, a professor of political science at a university. he joins me from bangkok. what do you think he's up to. >> what do i think about? >> what do you think suthep thaugsuban is up to? he was addressing the thai people in the last hour. he's not going to go into politics. the movement is not over. he wants to see the end of the thaksin. what is his end game? >> i think the people on the street want a better election system, and they want the government to hear their demand more clearly. i think in the last half hour, they are beginning to consider to apply people's assembly within the constitution, and to accommodate the demands. that is - even this is true, it's a good move from the government. the people from all political groups in thailand are concerned with the elections not reflecting all their concerns. they are 45 million eligible workers in thailand out of 65 million. 75% of those came out working last time. 35 million people, in fact. 15 million for the government party. and another 12 million voting for the democrat party. the two parties are
-old world wide shows, the u.s. is lacking and math and are just average in science and reading. in fact, american students failed to place in the top 20 in any subject. the top scoring teams are and singapore, south korea, japan and hong kong for its education secretary arne duncan says the solution should include higher academic standards, affordable college and retention of top-notch educators. >>mark: today, president obama will start a new push for the health-care.gov website. in an event at the white house he will highlight people he says have been held by his health or care reform law and website. the president also working on possible subsidies to insurance companies to let people keep their existing insurance plans as was originally promised. the government say most of the glitches on these website have now been fixed. and now that to the website is supposed to be running smoother, consumers are reporting mixed success as they try and lock on to the updated health care exchange. >>james: and man was killed in a shark attack while fishing from a kayak in hawaii. it happened but i
terrestrial landing map en route to the moon. it's being haled as a major milestone to the science program. china will send someone to the moon in 2020 now that we can no longer send someone to the moon. >> we know what's there. we're worried about what they want to use it for at this point. what is this jade thing, it drives around? >> yeah, like a buggy that will go around and check out the surface. >> maybe if it drives everywhere it could find a moon rock more interesting than what we've got. if they could cover the whole rock, the whole satellite. >> maybe they're going to deliver packages. >> maybe they're going to do that. >> deliver amazon packages to the moon. >> i love the moon, it's beautiful. it makes you feel nice, but i'm done with the moon. we need to go somewhere else to make it interesting. >> one of these 40 billion earth like planets that are supposed to be out there nerds, listen up. the largest known private memorabilia collection from the "lord of the rings" collection will be released this week. there will also be props used by the evil ring reichs, prosthetic hobbit
are falling behind on math and science. >> you're exactly right. it is a national security issue. i would step back and put the education system in that big bucket of national institutions that are failing to adapt to the times. just like our other institutions letting us down right now. we have our leaders on the national and local level instead of getting together and figuring out what needs to be done, how do we modernize and transform our education system, they are fighting with each other and finding scapegoats. i have a personal interest there because of family members. i think teachers, for example, are not paid in this country and getting too much of the blame for what's going on. instead of scapegoating, instead of fighting, we need to have some serious conversations about how can we do things differently than we have for the last 150 years because the times have changed and our systems needs to as well. >> susan, from what i've learned from education nation at msnbc, no single solution is going to work. there isn't a single bullet. there's a range of things. it is true we have to val
the grade, at least when it comes to math and science and reading. a global exam given to 15-year- olds finds u.s. students showed very little improvement over the past decade. they scored below the international average in math and just about average in science and reading. teens from asian countries scored highest. half a million students in 65 countries took part in the assessment test. >>> a revealing study sheds some light on the way men think. and why some activists say that chimps need to be treated like people. we're going to talk about those stories and more in two minutes. top. >> what we have is an on, off switch. we aren't that complicated. right now we are falling into the 40s. 48 in gaithersburg and frederic. 50 downtown and 48 in manassas. we'll come back and talk about when the 60s roll in. when the showers return and when the wintery mix rolls in as well. >> also ahead, the most popular baby names for 2013. we're back after this. ñzçzçzç m. >>> updating that train derailment in new york this weekend that killed four people. the at is reporting that the engineer o
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is falling behind other countries when it comes to math around science. they released data from the international students assessment every three years teens take the test. tonight we have how the united states faired. more than half a million 15 and 16-year-old's tested their skills on the 2012 program for international student assessment. the survey doesn't measure whether students know their facts. it tests whether teens are able to apply the reading, math and science skills to scenarios in the rile world. the tests say the united states is average when it comes too reading and sciential an sciencw average when it comes to math. they scored 481 in math and shanghai china scored of 18. 618 the sha shanghai students are ahead of u.s. students by two years. we have a loc a long way to go. the only way to improve is to invest is a in education. and these things coupled together are going to move us in the right direction. >> most participating countries improved their performage perfoe united states fell flat. it's confusing to 19-year-old jenny jung. >> i don't get how like the
time raising some eyebrows this morning. a house committee on science, space, and technology held a hearing on extra territorial life. the hearing chaired by lamar smith focused on what's being done to find out if aliens exist. but critics say lawmakers should focus on getting things done right here on earth. democrats, i take it, dana, democrats are tahaving some fun with all of this. what's going on? >> of course, they are. it is certainly like shooting fish in a barrel to be talking about the fact that republicans who run the house with just days left and a lot of work still left on the table are talking about whether or not there's life outside of this universe. now, to be fair, it is important for congress to look at science, but big picture, what this does speak to is the tact that this has been a congress that has not gotten a lot done in their various reasons for it. but it's interesting that the house speaker just a couple hours ago, went to the house floor, made a speech on this issue, he doesn't do anything like this very often, and talked about the fact that the house
on a victim's h hymen as signs of abuse. now, science says a normal hymen may appear scarred. >> this year, a new texas law went into effect that allows state courts to overturn convictions that were based on science that's later debunked. so, on november 18th, the san antonio four reunited as free women lemeeting cas an draw's granddaughter for the first time and ready to make up for lost time. >> there was, you know, deaths in our family, and there was births. marriages and, you know just so many things over the years that we have -- that we have missed. >> the road ahead won't be easy. the women have been released but not exonerated of the there is that led battle to fight, jobs to find and lives to rebuild. the four say as long as they stick together, they will do all of that and more. heidi joe castro, al jazeera, san antonio. >>> hearing from the man behind the largest ponzi scheme in u.s. history bernie madoff, a man responsiblefo from stealing 50. says prison is like summer camp. he spoke out about how he beliefs investors should have known better. he says people asked me all the t
at mcdonald's anymore or burger king. none of the food tastes right. they had a science project to tell me how many people have food -- ieating good still eat chitlins. was 13.d smoking when i what is this stuff going on for? it is not making people live longer. it is making people live longer. the lifespan span in the united states is going up. sure what genetic modification has to do with that. if you are eating genetically modified foods, if you are eating foods from the supermarket, just from the produce section, the chances are you are not eating anything that is genetically modified. there is a long list of foods that are not genetically modified. the only ones that i know about for short that are available are the genetically out of five papaya from hawaii -- the only ones that i know about for sure that are available are the genetically modified papaya from hawaii. if you bought them from stateside supermarkets, they llyl come from genetica modified varieties. i have been told there are some squash that come from genetically modified varieties. the percentages, i have been told, are no
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the world, the u.s. failed to score in the top 20 of reading, math, and science. randi weingarten says that that is because the u.s. has a higher poverty rate than other developed countries. hour.s just over one >> our guest is randi weingarten, president of the american federation of teachers. this is her first visit with the group. she got an early look at the joys of helping children learn to turn mother was a teacher. she earned degrees from cornell university and a law degree from cardozo school of law. she worked at a wall street law form -- law firm for several years. she taught in brooklyn while serving as counsel for the president of the united federation of teachers. she served as president for 12 years before her election as a ft president in 2008. that ends the biographical portion of the program. as always, we are on the record here. please no live blogging retweeting or other means of filing well this is underway. there is no embargo on the breakfast. our friends at c-span have agreed not to air video of the session until one hour after the broadcast is over to give repor
margins. milking big data could be the key to improving it. we are is a new science trying to develop and trying to understand that. >> stub hub's chief technology officer. already.w buyers where we are taking it to the next level is understanding user's pick data. it is what they are might be intending to do. >> for more on the inter--- innerworkings of ebay, jeff on how the auction site has grown and what problems it will face in his -- in its expansion. campushnson is at ebay's as we speak. , into anclearly grown online giant. tell us this scale of ebay right now. >> it is really big. hard to conceive. use ebaye who do not regularly, it is hard to imagine how big the businesses. it is regularly doing over $3 billion in every quarter and still growing quite a bit. one of the more interesting numbers is the growth in users. it continues to see double-digit growth in almost every important metric. it is an interesting business. at heral, one of its known brands, with an ebay, tell us about the growth of paypal. growth has been explosive. there have been important acquisitions. the num
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